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Teachers Resources

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Options Evening

'Teaser Cards' - a series of thought provoking question cards designed to engage pupils at options evenings. Created by Mrs McDermott.

The Ancient World

Introducing crime and punishment in the Ancient World. Excellent introductory guide to the period created for pupils following the OCR course. Created by Mrs McDermott.

Taboo / Dingbats game on the Roman Empire.

The Middle Ages

Introducing crime and punishment in the Middle Ages. Introductory guide to the period for the OCR course. Created by Mrs McDermott.

Dingbats game. Simple but effective revision exercise.

'Dustbin' game on Crime and punishment in the later Middle Ages.

Were the Middle Ages lawless and violent? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Who was responsible for crime prevention in Medieval England? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

What were the purposes of punishments given by courts in the Middle Ages? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages (pdf). Worksheet and activities hosted on activehistory.co.uk.

Early Modern Europe

Introducing crime and punishment in Early Modern Europe. Introductory guide to the period for the OCR course. Created by Mrs McDermott.

Dustbin game - the rise and fall of Highwaymen.

Witchcraft Quiz. Does exactly as it says on the tin...

Did Governments in this period decide what kinds of people should be considered criminals? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Did methods of crime prevention change in the period 1450-1750? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

What was the purpose of punishments in the period 1450-1750? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Tudor Punishments. Highly accessible information which could be useful when differentiating.

Witchcraft Trials in Scotland - by Mr. Fitzsimmons and hosted on activehistory.co.uk.

Witchcraft Sourcework. Activities produced and hosted by activehistory.co.uk

Kett's Rebellion. Fantastic activity by Donald Cumming, hosted on thinkinghistory.co.uk

Would you become a Highwayman? Explaining the Causes of Crime A lesson plan by Ian Dawson, hosted on thinkinghistory.co.uk

Captain Kidd. Investigation into piracy.

The Industrial Revolution

Introducing crime and punishment in the Industrial Revolution. Introductory guide to the period for the OCR course. Created by Mrs McDermott.

Did the Industrial Revolution lead to more crime? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

What new crime prevention methods were set up to deal with changes in crime in this period and what were the problems? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

What was the purpose of the punishments used in the period 1750-1900? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Aaron Layton - The Ely Rioter. Case study with a range of supporting activities.

Henry Catlin, age 14 - Deported. Transportation and Penal Servitude in Britain 1750-1900

John Walker - Convicted for Stealing Onions. Case study and supporting activities.

Lucy Lowe alias Ellis - Child Murder. The attitudes to poor women and children in the 19th century and their treatment.

Walter Horsford - The St Neots' Poisoner. Has catching a murderer got easier? The case of the Police and the Poisoner

Types of Crime. Use an online database of prison records to analyse how recorded crime has changed from the middle ages into the 19th century.

Woman & Crime. Using prisoner records to investigate the history of women and crime.

The Bloody Code: Who Will Hang? A lesson plan by Ian Dawson, hosted on thinkinghistory.co.uk

Smugglers Ahoy! Tea for Sale A lesson plan by Ian Dawson, hosted on thinkinghistory.co.uk

You be the judge. An excellent online lesson produced by Russell Tarr. Hosted on activehistory.co.uk

Jack the Ripper. Russell Tarr's excellent series of resources on Jack the Ripper.

Jack the Ripper. Powerpoint created by Miss Boughey.

Using Primary Sources. A series of lessons that make use of Primary Source material looking at Crime and Punishment in the North East.

A Smugglers Song. Poem by Rudyard Kipling.

Post it notemaking exercise on the Peterloo Massacre.

 

The Modern World

Introducing crime and punishment in the 20th century. Introductory guide to the period for the OCR course. Created by Mrs McDermott.

What was the most important factor affecting crime in the 20th Century? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Did police work change dramatically in the 20th century? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

What was the purpose of 20th century punishments? Online lesson and worksheet from the National Archives website.

Crime and Punishment in the 20th century. Powerpoint covering the main features of crime, punishment and protest in the 20th century.

Modern Drug Smuggling. Presentation that compares smuggling today with smuggling at the time of the Bloody Code. Accompanied by an article on modern smuggling.

Assessments

Exam Papers. Questions from edexcel examinations.

Varied

Crime and Punishment lessons. Series of 5 lessons on Crime and Punishment (delivered via powerpoint) posted on the TES Connect website.

Crime and punishment revision notes. Extensive set of notes.

Scheme of Work. A scheme of work produced for the C&P course.

C&P notes.

Revision Guide.

 

 

 

 

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